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  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has strongly condemned the actions of the Costa Rican government after hundreds of police officers stormed Puerto Limon’s Moin and Limon terminals last Thursday 23rd October. According to the ITF, the police “violently attacked workers, arresting 68 men and women who were peacefully striking.” The workers were detained, then the […]

  • 28 November 2017

    Sea Shepherd Australia informed that it has managed to obtain the release of footage of Japanese whaling practices taken by the Australian government during a 2008 Australian Customs mission to the Antarctic. “The Australian Government has suppressed this footage for years,” said Jeff Hansen, Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia. “The main reason given was […]

  • 6 May 2016

    Oilfield services specialist Weatherford is set to cut 2000 jobs, citing the need to keep costs at bay. Presenting its first quarter results this week, the company said that during the quarter it completed 78% of its latest 6.000 headcount reduction target, meaning almost 4.700 people were let go. However, Weatherford will not stop there. […]

  • 4 February 2016

    Weatherford International, an oil and gas services company, is planning to reduce its headcount by another 6,000 after 14,000 had already been laid off in 2015 due to low activity levels.  In the 4Q 2015 results report on Wednesday, Weatherford said that due to severe market contraction, the company is managing what it can control. In 2015, […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A monthly longshore labor meeting, usually scheduled for the third Thursday of the month, second shift, will suspend dayside operations at the Port of Oakland May 1. Waterfront employers in the Pacific Maritime Association have approved the ILWU’s request to move the meeting, which according to some media reports has been moved as a sign […]